Fictional Novel Tells Story of Rats Survival from Human Hatred

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An extremely amazing journey about rats and their courageous attempt to survive hatred among humans as well as save them from the devastating atrocities that are unleashed

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Why do they hate us? This is the question that runs through the mind of every rat in this world. Society sees these rats as filthy disgusting creatures. But how do these rats endure this human hatred and live a life for themselves?

In his powerfully moving fictional novel titled Rats, author David Blaze tells an amazing journey about rats and their courageous attempt to survive hatred among humans as well as save them from the devastating atrocities that are unleashed. It begins with a rat named Jerry who joins a team of rats known as the rat’pak. He travels far across the country with Rupert, Ozz, Thice, Marcus, Keith and his best friend Joey to attend a large meeting of rat colony. Little did they know, the scheduled meeting they will attend will forever change the course of their lives.

Along their journey, the rats encounter deadly creatures that include cats, wasps, snakes, scorpions and deadly vultures. But they are a team and they operate as a unit. They know that they will overcome any obstacles. However, the worst of their problems is yet to come. They found out that the green fog that comes from the skies and takes every rat in sight has become more frequent. What is it that is about to happen? Why are so many rats being taken away and why others are being killed? Is it an act of nature or something much worse? What other things will they discover? Will they be able to survive?

An impressively written story, Rats contains discreet popular cultural references as some characters’ names are based on other fictional characters.Readers will sure to appreciate this book more than its entertainment and moral values alone. It is a story that will change the landscape of what entertainment is all about. It perfectly weaves an unusual plot in which the protagonists are those filthy, disgusting creatures hated by humans. It delves deep into the elements of courage, heroism, teamwork, love, hope, respect and most importantly, survival.

Rat was originally intended by Blaze as a children’s book, but the themes that have been shown in this story do appear to be more intense than most children’s stories. This book is intended specifically for mature audience who constitutes an open mind with regards to a subject that is normally considers by society as a disgusting creature though children may read it as well.
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About the Author
The begging of David Blaze is still unknown. First appearing on an awarding winning short comedy series The David Blaze Project, he continued his pursuit in the comedy industry after his success. Some time in 2010, he dissapeared for a period of two year after which he resurfaced in 2012 as a writer. Rats, the first book in the travesty series is an original story of Jerry who is based on Blaze's real life friend. After this book, he will continue in both his acting and writing career. Rumors have been surfacing that he will be working with former president and chairmen of Marvel Comics, Stan Lee.
Rats* by David Blaze
Publication Date: June 27, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 82 pages; 978-1-4771-1238-0
Trade Hardback; $39.99; 82pages; 978-1-4771-1239-7
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